This day in the history
of the Supreme Court of Canada
and in the legal history of Canada
The Honourable Louis-Philippe Brodeur is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a puisne judge. A former member of Parliament and Speaker of the House of Commons, Justice Brodeur, while Minister of Naval Service, introduced the bill creating the Canadian navy in 1910.
Viscount Byng of Vimy is sworn in as Canada's 12th Governor General.